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coolant filter options

Can anyone explain why you run a coolant filter parallel to the cooling system and not inline like running the heater hose through the filter. The reason I ask is I'm going to be replacing the oil cooler end egr cooler in my 03 and figured it might be a good time to go ahead and get rid of the ford gold coolant and add a filter.

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If you run it inline and the filter clogs, your coolant stream stops. Then all kinds of bad crap can happen
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Exactly... What NYC said...

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If you run it inline and the filter clogs, your coolant stream stops. Then all kinds of bad crap can happen


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Exactly... What NYC said...
EXACTLY what NYC and Bondsman said.

I'm waiting on my bypass oil filter kit, then install oil and coolant filter after coolant flush
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Yes very bad = expensive stuff can happen
I"ve got the Dieselsite kit and it is nice.

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anyone built their own kit. 180 bucks is a little steep for me right now.

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anyone built their own kit. 180 bucks is a little steep for me right now.
$180 for a coolant filter kit??? Where are you looking? I am about to install one on my truck, and I am going to get the dieslesite one which is $119 + shipping.


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google didnt see dieslesite guess ill have to take a look.

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The Diesel site kit is a great kit.

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http://www.dieselsite.com/index.asp?...ROD&ProdID=324


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